The Bombing Of Pearl Harbor Bombing

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Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 was one of America’s darkest days. This was the day of the famous pearl harbor bombing. This attack came from the Japanese attacking the American Naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The attack had been in the planning for many years to attack and weaken the United States Naval force. Japan wanted to do this to gain more superiority in the Atlantic and to grow their ties with European nations. In this paper I will talk about the people, the planning, the attack, and the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor bombing. There are many people involved with the bombing of Pearl Harbor. General Hideki Tojo was the imperial army’s head director. He was head of planning and executing the Pearl Harbor attacking. Another person involved with the attacking is Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto. He was the head of the Imperial Navy and helped set-up the attacks for the pearl harbor bombing. Yamamoto lead his men from Japan to Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The President of The United States at the time was Franklin D. Roosevelt. Roosevelt delivered the famous day of Infamy speech in Washington D.C. Roosevelt also declared war on Japan later on the day of the Pearl Harbor attack. December 7, 1941, known as the day of infamy. This was the day that the Japanese executed the attack on the U.S Naval base. This day was also the beginning of World War 2 on Japan. Before this day, the U.S had suspected that Japan would want to go to war against them. But the one thing that the

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